Broker Steps for Initial Licensure

Step 1: Education Requirement

Determine your Education Requirement

Choose your School:

Proof of Completion:

  • Obtain a certificate of completion from the real estate school where you completed your education.  
  • If you intend on qualifying based on a degree with a major course of study in real estate, obtain an official transcript from the accredited college or university you attended.
  • If you are applying under Colorado’s limited recognition agreements, you must provide a certified license history from each jurisdiction in which you hold a license.  

(If you are taking advantage of Colorado's limited recognition agreements, you must include a certified license history form for each jurisdiction in which you hold a license.)

Step 2: Schedule Your Exam

  • PSI is the current exam vendor for the Division of Real Estate.  Contact PSI Candidate Care Center at 800-733-9267 to make an exam reservation.

Step 3: Complete the Background Check Requirement 

Step 4: Acquire Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance

  • You must have a current E&O insurance policy in place before obtaining an active license.

Step 5: Review these application instructions to confirm you have all the documents required for application completion.

Step 6: Complete the Online Application Form